Country of Citizenship [Immigration] Law and Legal Definition

Country of citizenship refers to the country in which a person is born and has not renounced or lost citizenship or naturalized, and to which that person owes allegiance. It is the country by which s/he is entitled to be protected.

The following is an example of a case law on country of Citizenship: An alien's country of citizenship (the designee at step two) is the same as his country of birth. [Jama v. Immigration & Customs Enforcement, 543 U.S. 335, 363 (U.S. 2005)].